Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

MPN: DSCW830S.CE3  |  EAN: 4905524972429  |  Model: Cyber-shot DSC-W830

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 - DSCW830S.CE3 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Underwater Photography
Wildlife Photography
Landscape Photography
Event Videos
Home Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Events Photography
Sports Photography
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity
Camera Body with Lens

Kind of Camera

The compact camera is straightforward and does the job for a range of everyday photo shots. 

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 camera would suit you adequately.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 will satisfy your needs..

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The Cyber-shot DSC-W830 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the Cyber-shot DSC-W830.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 for aquatic photos is a treat.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.


Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 - DSCW830S.CE3 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact
Product Colour Silver
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.3-6.3
Built-in Processor Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Multi Burst Mode Yes
Saturation Adjustment Yes
Scene Modes High Sensitivity, Night Scene, Night Portrait, Landscape, Soft Snap, Soft Skin, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Gourmet, Pet Mode
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Shooting Modes Intelligent Auto, Panorama, Program Auto, Easy Shooting, Picture Effect, Scene Selectio
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1 (White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 2 (Natural White Fluorescent Lighting), Fluorescent 3 (Day White Fluorescent Lighting), Incandescent, Flash, One Push-One Push Set
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 1.5 - 2 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.3 - 2.8 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Centre weighted Auto Focus, Face tracking, Multi Point Auto Focus, Spot Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 1.5 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - ∞ m
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 80, 1250, 3200, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Auto
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Spot
Camera Shutter Speed 2 - 1/1600 s
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/1600 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 2 s
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (M2), Memory Stick PRO Duo (High Speed), Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo
HD Type HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported MP4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Audio Formats Supported MP3
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Digital Zoom 64 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 25 - 200 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode) 25 - 200 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.5 - 36 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 8/7
Maximum Aperture Number 6.3
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 200 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.3
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 25 mm
Optical Zoom 8 x
Compatible Memory Cards MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo HX
Internal Memory 27
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 2.7 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 230400 pixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 20.1 MP
Technical Details
Image Processor BIONZ
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 210 shots
Battery Technology Lithium
Battery Type NP-BN
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included Yes
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Wrist Strap Included Yes
Certification CE
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 22.5 mm
Height 52.5 mm
Weight 104 g
Weight (including Battery) 120 g
Width 93.1 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5152 x 3864 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5152 x 3864, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 5152 x 2896, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480, 11520×1080, 7152 x 1080, 4912 x 1920, 4912 x 1080, 3424 x 1920
Memory Slots 1